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heather honeyRead more +16 August 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Heather Honey: benefits and applications as a natural ingredient in retail market, pharma and food supplements

Heather Honey is recognised as a particularly unique kind among honey varieties. Packed with nutritional benefits, some key Heather Honey benefits have led industry experts to compare it to manuka honey. What is Heather Honey and why are key industry players incorporating it into their pharma, food supplement and retail catalogs? Keep reading to find out
Read more +12 August 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Forest Honey: honeydew from the leaves of the trees

Forest Honey stands out among the very unique honey varieties for the particular health benefits it entails.  Very appreciated in certain locations such as Northern countries and Arab regions. Learn about the particular production process of Forest Honey and its healthy attributes through this brief guide.   What is Forest Honey? The production process of
manuka honeyRead more +05 August 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Manuka honey: a complete guide

Manuka honey has been hailed as one of nature’s most treasured secrets in recent times. Labeled as a superfood for its many medicinal and cosmetic properties, it’s health benefits have been thoroughly investigated and proven by scientific research. However, many questions still arise when considering this relatively new ingredient in the global pharma and food
Green propolisRead more +14 July 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Organic Green propolis: an ingredient with benefits for pharma products and food supplements

Organic Green propolis has quickly become a hot trend among the pharma and food supplement producers. But this is not a passing fad: it’s deeply rooted in the extraordinary Brazilian green propolis health benefits. What is green propolis and what are the green propolis benefits that make it such an appealing ingredient both for brands
chestnut honeyRead more +12 July 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Chestnut Honey: Why should the retail and food supplements industry consider it?

The particular taste, aroma and look of Chestnut Honey has turned it into a well-appreciated honey variety around the world.  As the preferences for natural ingredients and remedies continue to grow among consumers, the pharma and food supplement industries are increasingly aware of the specific it benefits and harnessing its potential for product development.  What
lavender honeyRead more +06 June 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Lavender Honey: Benefits and uses in Pharma, Food Supplements and as sweet and spreads

Building up from the well-known benefits and popular approval of lavender, Lavender Honey stands out as one of the most beloved honey varieties around the world.  Learn more about lavender honey benefits and how it’s being incorporated by the pharma, cosmetics and food supplement industries as part of the evergrowing honey market.   Lavender Honey 
Read more +03 June 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Nutraceutical: ingredients for the pharma industry

The concept of nutraceutical is one gaining traction across many sectors, from the pharma industry to the increasing interest of consumers.  But what are nutraceuticals exactly and what types of nutraceutical ingredients are being well received and successfully incorporated into brands’ catalogs? We take a look at the growing nutraceutical market. What are nutraceuticals? The
linden honeyRead more +02 June 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Linden Honey: Benefits, uses in Pharma, Food Supplements, Sweet & Spreads and Nutritional value

Linden Honey represents a unique honey variety valued for its nutritional advantages, distinct taste and aroma.  Derived from nectar produced by the linden tree, the unpredictability of this tree’s crops makes linden raw honey an even more valuable and exclusive bee product. Incorporated into the pharma and food supplement industries, it can make products stand
acacia honeyRead more +26 April 2022 By Elena in Honey Green

Acacia Honey: Benefits, nutritional value and uses in Pharma and Food Supplements as sweet and spreads

Acacia Honey is one of the most popular honey varieties. With its mild taste and neutral aroma, it’s one of the pharma and food supplement industries favorites, which make the most of this honeys’ potent antioxidant activity. As sweet and spreads this honey sweetens foods without modifying their natural flavor. It can be enjoyed straight
vitamin industryRead more +31 March 2022 By Elena in Market Trends

The vitamin industry is anticipated to grow from $129.60 billion in 2021 to $196.56 billion in 2028

The global supplement and vitamin industry market size is expected to experience an imposing growth in the coming years.  While several studies have been monitoring and documenting this extension in the last years, a new research by Fortune Business Insights forecasts an spectacular growth: from USD 129.60 billion in 2021 to USD 196.56 billion in
Rosemary HoneyRead more +24 March 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Rosemary Honey: Origin, benefits, uses in pharma and food supplements and nutritional value

Rosemary Honey is a unique, fragrant variety of honey originating from Mediterranean countries. Associated with traditional Mediterranean diet and with this all-purpose aromatic herb, Rosemary Honey benefits have encouraged a growing interest in this particular variety. Discover this monofloral Honey as sweet & spreads, and how is it being incorporated into pharma products and other
Eucalyptus honeyRead more +25 February 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Eucalyptus Honey: Benefits, nutritional value and its use as ingredient in pharma and food supplements

Eucalyptus Honey is one of the most distinct honey varieties due to its unique color, aroma and taste. Particularly beneficial for the respiratory system, its other many advantages have positioned it as the favorite honey type for many. What exactly is Eucalyptus Honey, what are its main benefits and how is it being incorporated into
Read more +18 February 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Medicated confectionery: why you should consider Manuka Honey

Manuka honey is native to New Zealand and produced by bees pollinating the Manuka bush (Leptospermum scoparium). This specific origin is what gives Manuka honey its particular benefits and what has made it a popular ingredient for medicated confectionery options in recent years. What are the main medicinal properties of Manuka honey and how are
How is royal jelly made. How to guarantee its qualityRead more +31 January 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

How is royal jelly made? How to guarantee its quality?

Royal jelly remains one of the most popular honey-related ingredients in the market. Considering its benefits as well as the growing market demand for natural food ingredients and supplements, it is not surprising that royal jelly is a star ingredient in food supplements. However, and while royal jelly has been appreciated for thousands of years,
food supplements in EuropeRead more +31 January 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Food supplements in Europe: Which ingredients can be used?

Consumers are increasingly informed and conscious about their dietary choices, and companies in the industry have been quick to respond by progressively incorporating food supplements into their portfolio. In such a context, food supplement regulation has become a crucial element to know and apply both for food supplements manufacturers in Europe and companies incorporating these ingredients.
Bee productsRead more +27 December 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Bee products and their use as ingredients in pharma and food supplements

Beyond producing honey and beehive products as royal jelly, bee pollen and propolis, bees are crucial to maintaining healthy ecosystems and securing food supplies. In traditional medicine, people have long used natural bee products due to their biological actions and enhanced health attributes. Bee products for the pharma and food supplement industries During recent years,
Read more +16 December 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Propolis extract: health benefits in pharma and food supplement products

Propolis extract has become a key natural ingredient for pharmaceutical and food supplement products. The main reason is that it contains many bioactive compounds that are very beneficial for health. Propolis has regained attention recently as consumers have an interest in a healthier lifestyle. Also, in products that strengthen their immune system.  Let’s think about
blog-post-Food-supplement-ingredientsRead more +23 November 2021 By Elena in Market Trends

Food supplement ingredients: using natural ingredients to win over consumer trends

Food supplement ingredients are key to the success of a product in this growing category. Natural ingredients such as beehive products are being used to fulfill the demands of the consumer, and represent a great opportunity for new formulas entering the market. Food supplements market: growth and trends As confirmed by a recently published Forbes’
Premium Manuka HoneyRead more +16 November 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Premium Manuka Honey: the benefits of an outstanding quality honey

In this article, we would like to share more about Premium Manuka Honey and the parameter MGO, used to measure the quality of honey.  In general, Manuka Honey is a type of premium honey because of its properties and controls over the production in the land of origin, New Zealand.     Measuring MGO in premium
bee pollen use in pharma and food supplementsRead more +25 October 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Bee pollen use and therapeutic applications

Bee pollen use starts with its production in the legs of the bees. One would think that bee pollen is just pollen sitting on a plant. But what makes it special is plant pollen only becomes bee pollen after it comes in contact with the bee. These insects collect the pollen from the center of
Royal Jelly uses in pharma projects_blogRead more +22 October 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Royal Jelly uses in pharma projects

Before getting into royal jelly uses, we should know that queen bees live 40 times longer than worker bees. Is this due to its royal jelly-based diet? Well, while worker bees and queens are genetically identical, it is their diet which determines which one lives longer, grows larger and has the possibility to reproduce. If
Nutraceuticals-market-after-covid19-client-needsRead more +13 September 2021 By Elena in Market Trends

Nutraceuticals market after COVID19: fulfilling the demands of consumers today

A clear opportunity for the Nutraceuticals market appeared as the internet has democratised the ability to investigate and be informed about personal health issues and remedies.  Also, while health and wellbeing are currently on the front of mind for the general public, accentuated by the recent global COVID-19 pandemic, nature is gaining ground on people’s
Read more +03 September 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Why incorporate royal jelly as a star ingredient in food supplements formulas? What are royal jelly’s main benefits?

Royal jelly is a beehive product that is very much valued for its high minerals content, vitamins, and multiple healthy benefits. It is a natural source of vitamins B, riboflavin, biotin, pyridoxine, inositol, thiamine, niacin, pantothenic acid, and folic acid. The growing tendency that has been observed for years now is the consumption of natural
Read more +01 September 2021 By Elena in Corporate

HoneyGreen returns to face to face meetings during the VitaFoods Fair

More than a year ago, we were uncertain on how the world of natural suppliers would be after COVID-19. We started to work from home but, for many of us, production had to be controlled in the land, laboratories, factories and in the logistic centers. Going back to face-to-face reality was a top priority. Thanks
Read more +15 July 2021 By Elena in Market Trends

Innovation in Food supplements, vitamins and minerals: immunity, mental health, organic and natural products.

We have been observing for over a year how health, wellbeing, and protection have become the main axis for the brands and the consumers and how this influences on the innovation of the food supplement industry. The consumers’ priority is taking care of their wellbeing, and this has stimulated the growth of the vitamins, minerals
Manuka flower with honeyRead more +08 July 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

The purchase of Manuka honey: taking a business decision

The ingredients that stimulate immunity are playing a major part when developing new products, and one of them is Manuka Honey.  This is why we would like to share with you some context to help you in the task of purchasing this natural ingredient. Commonly known as the champagne of honeys, it is a honey
Read more +27 May 2021 By Elena in Corporate

Jaime Ferrando is interviewed by The Spanish Exporters and Investors Club

The Spanish Exporters and Investors Club, a forum for discussion and knowledge about every aspect regarding the internationalization as a key asset for the competitiveness of the Spanish economy has interviewed Jaime Ferrando, CEO  HoneyGreen+. “Today more than ever we must strive to develop our companies taking into account economic, social and environmental sustainability. We must support
Read more +20 May 2021 By Elena in Corporate

World Bee Day #BeeEngaged: Why Bees are our tiny heroes?

On the occasion of #WorldBeeDay, we’ve elaborated at HoneyGreen+ the following e-book to highlight the role the bees play in the world. Our goal is to pay tribute to the great work the bees do and raise awareness on their importance for the preservation of biodiversity, maintaining us healthy and our planet. It is our
Polen de abejaRead more +14 April 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Why is bee pollen a superfood? What are the different botanical origins of the bee pollen?

The bee pollen is a natural product that has gained popularity as a superfood thanks to its multiple health benefits. Despite its recent popularity, some medical records show that it has been consumed since 2735 BC. The success of superfood can be explained by the consumers’ search for a better care of their immune health
Read more +01 April 2021 By Elena in Market Trends

Consumer trends 2021: what will set the consumers’ behaviour and purchase decision

2021 is presenting new challenges to the market in order to answer the new needs of the consumers. In the following article, we will review how some changes triggered off by the pandemic have accelerated some of the trends foreseen for the next 5 years. Here is our analysis of the seven key aspects that
Read more +15 March 2021 By Elena in Corporate

New corporate video

We are happy to share with our community our new YouTube channel. In this channel we will share with you our knowledge regarding the valuable world of natural ingredients and meet HoneyGreen+’s essence. We lauch our channel with our new corporate videohttps://youtu.be/GbD4EqE-7mA. We invite you to watch it and go through: Our essence Product family
Read more +09 February 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Beehive’s products: natural ingredients that create an emotional connection of well-being with the consumer

Immune health has become in 2020 one of the main priorities for the consumers, as we can observe from the latest study of FMCG Gurus consulting firm. If we add to this the fact that “56% of the global consumers state they have paid more attention to the natural ingredients claims in 2020”, we are
Read more +24 December 2020 By Elena in Corporate

Solidarity Christmas table

At HoneyGreen+ we have turned this year our Christmas spirit into a positive impact on society. Among the sustainable development goals, we collaborate with the fight of zero hunger. This year, we have created a solidarity Christmas table with the organization Mary’s Meals in which we have fed 35 children during a whole school year.
Read more +17 December 2020 By Elena in Corporate

HoneyGreen+, the honey for pharma, cosmetics and natural foods

The economic newspaper Cinco Días has made a report of HoneyGreen+, going through the path of the company and the next steps for the upcoming years. “All of our products are natural. We invest a lot in quality and knowledge”, highlighted Jaime Ferrando Palencia during the report. Click here and read the article
Read more +20 November 2020 By admin in Corporate

HoneyGreen+ is awarded for its remarkable international projection

The Spanish Exporters and Investors Club has recognized HoneyGreen + for its remarkable international projection. The award was presented during the XVIII edition of the Internationalization Awards by the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Ms. Reyes Maroto. The recognition corresponds to the category of small or medium-sized Spanish company with a remarkable international projection.
Read more +17 November 2020 By admin in Corporate

SAVE THE DATE Connect virtually with HoneyGreen’s team online at FI Europe CONNECT 2020

At HoneyGreen + we are pleased to announce that we will be present at the Food Ingredients CONNECT 2020 virtual fair. We are committed to new ways of connecting with our community, join us at Food ingredients Europe virtual exhibition and discover our latest launches. The platform is now open to schedule meetings with our
Read more +02 November 2020 By admin in Ingredients

How can natural propolis reinforce your brand with immune health?

Immune health is currently one of the consumers’ main concern, and the arrival of winter’s cold weathers usually makes them care even more about their health. As a matter of fact, Innova Market Insights state that the ingredients known to boost immunity will have an important role to play in 2021. One of the ingredients
Read more +01 October 2020 By admin in Corporate

What means our #Greenphilosophy?

At HoneyGreen+ we think taking care of the #environment is everyone’s business. We therefore incorporate every year new initiatives proposed by our employees. Last year we gave personalized glass bottles. One glass bottle would equal in our case 7.500 plastic cups in one year.
Read more +16 September 2020 By admin in Corporate

Culture matters

At HoneyGreen +, our values ​​allow us to walk every day in the same direction, they are part of our company’s #culture. In the recent months we have experienced different changes in our way of working. We have adapted to the new situation and responded to the demands of our clients. The #values that we
Read more +15 July 2020 By admin in Corporate

Managers for a day

Our CEO Jaime Ferrando Palencia has collaborated in the initiative “Managers for a day” this week #Dx1D of AED “I am delighted to support #youngtalent and to collaborate with the Spanish Association of Managers AED, it is a magnificent association”
Read more +05 June 2020 By admin in Corporate

WorldEnvironmentDay

Today we join to the #WorldEnvironmentDay celebration. We want to share with you an initiative we have recently implemented aligned with our strong commitment to the protection and care of the #environment. But first we want to ask you a question, did you know that a tonne of paper can save the life of up
Read more +20 May 2020 By admin in Corporate

World Bee Day

Today we join to the #WorldBeeDay celebration, designated by the United Nation’s to raise awareness on the essential role bees plays in keeping all of us and the planet healthy. We want to share with our community a short video in which we honor their great work and show how we can all contribute to
Read more +21 April 2020 By admin in Corporate

#NoTeConozcoPero, solidarity initiative

We want to share with you this beautiful initiative in which our team has been collaborating for the last month and we would like to encourage you to collaborate. NoTeConozcoPero is a solidarity initiative that are sending anonymous letters to patients who are currently isolated in the hospital and elderly people in residence that are
Read more +19 March 2020 By admin in Corporate

We stop this virus together

Our General Manager, Ricardo Cacheda has made the following statement in the face of the coronavirus crisis. In light of the global health emergency that we are going through, I want to express my sincerest support, both professionally and personally.  Honeygreen team is convinced that the situation will improve and that society will be strengthened. I would like to express solidarity to the people
Read more +18 March 2020 By admin in Corporate

Coronavirus can teach us about the values of our companies

The spread of #COVID_19 also in Spain has forced the Spanish Government to decree the State of Alarm, adopting a series of very forceful measures to try to reduce or slow down the spread of this powerful virus. Our country has a robust public and private healthcare system and is adopting a series of urgent
Read more +08 March 2020 By admin in Corporate

International Women’s Day

Today, we have prepared a special video to celebrate the International Women’s Day. In the video we present the great team of women who are part of HONEYGREEN +.  They are great professionals and colleagues who make possible to lead the way towards new ingredients and natural derivatives. One of our pillars is the excellence

Read more +01 September 2021 By Elena in Corporate

HoneyGreen returns to face to face meetings during the VitaFoods Fair

More than a year ago, we were uncertain on how the world of natural suppliers would be after COVID-19. We started to work from home but, for many of us, production had to be controlled in the land, laboratories, factories and in the logistic centers. Going back to face-to-face reality was a top priority. Thanks
Read more +27 May 2021 By Elena in Corporate

Jaime Ferrando is interviewed by The Spanish Exporters and Investors Club

The Spanish Exporters and Investors Club, a forum for discussion and knowledge about every aspect regarding the internationalization as a key asset for the competitiveness of the Spanish economy has interviewed Jaime Ferrando, CEO  HoneyGreen+. “Today more than ever we must strive to develop our companies taking into account economic, social and environmental sustainability. We must support
Read more +20 May 2021 By Elena in Corporate

World Bee Day #BeeEngaged: Why Bees are our tiny heroes?

On the occasion of #WorldBeeDay, we’ve elaborated at HoneyGreen+ the following e-book to highlight the role the bees play in the world. Our goal is to pay tribute to the great work the bees do and raise awareness on their importance for the preservation of biodiversity, maintaining us healthy and our planet. It is our
Read more +15 March 2021 By Elena in Corporate

New corporate video

We are happy to share with our community our new YouTube channel. In this channel we will share with you our knowledge regarding the valuable world of natural ingredients and meet HoneyGreen+’s essence. We lauch our channel with our new corporate videohttps://youtu.be/GbD4EqE-7mA. We invite you to watch it and go through: Our essence Product family
Read more +24 December 2020 By Elena in Corporate

Solidarity Christmas table

At HoneyGreen+ we have turned this year our Christmas spirit into a positive impact on society. Among the sustainable development goals, we collaborate with the fight of zero hunger. This year, we have created a solidarity Christmas table with the organization Mary’s Meals in which we have fed 35 children during a whole school year.
Read more +17 December 2020 By Elena in Corporate

HoneyGreen+, the honey for pharma, cosmetics and natural foods

The economic newspaper Cinco Días has made a report of HoneyGreen+, going through the path of the company and the next steps for the upcoming years. “All of our products are natural. We invest a lot in quality and knowledge”, highlighted Jaime Ferrando Palencia during the report. Click here and read the article
Read more +20 November 2020 By admin in Corporate

HoneyGreen+ is awarded for its remarkable international projection

The Spanish Exporters and Investors Club has recognized HoneyGreen + for its remarkable international projection. The award was presented during the XVIII edition of the Internationalization Awards by the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Ms. Reyes Maroto. The recognition corresponds to the category of small or medium-sized Spanish company with a remarkable international projection.
Read more +17 November 2020 By admin in Corporate

SAVE THE DATE Connect virtually with HoneyGreen’s team online at FI Europe CONNECT 2020

At HoneyGreen + we are pleased to announce that we will be present at the Food Ingredients CONNECT 2020 virtual fair. We are committed to new ways of connecting with our community, join us at Food ingredients Europe virtual exhibition and discover our latest launches. The platform is now open to schedule meetings with our
Read more +01 October 2020 By admin in Corporate

What means our #Greenphilosophy?

At HoneyGreen+ we think taking care of the #environment is everyone’s business. We therefore incorporate every year new initiatives proposed by our employees. Last year we gave personalized glass bottles. One glass bottle would equal in our case 7.500 plastic cups in one year.
Read more +16 September 2020 By admin in Corporate

Culture matters

At HoneyGreen +, our values ​​allow us to walk every day in the same direction, they are part of our company’s #culture. In the recent months we have experienced different changes in our way of working. We have adapted to the new situation and responded to the demands of our clients. The #values that we
Read more +15 July 2020 By admin in Corporate

Managers for a day

Our CEO Jaime Ferrando Palencia has collaborated in the initiative “Managers for a day” this week #Dx1D of AED “I am delighted to support #youngtalent and to collaborate with the Spanish Association of Managers AED, it is a magnificent association”
Read more +05 June 2020 By admin in Corporate

WorldEnvironmentDay

Today we join to the #WorldEnvironmentDay celebration. We want to share with you an initiative we have recently implemented aligned with our strong commitment to the protection and care of the #environment. But first we want to ask you a question, did you know that a tonne of paper can save the life of up
Read more +20 May 2020 By admin in Corporate

World Bee Day

Today we join to the #WorldBeeDay celebration, designated by the United Nation’s to raise awareness on the essential role bees plays in keeping all of us and the planet healthy. We want to share with our community a short video in which we honor their great work and show how we can all contribute to
Read more +21 April 2020 By admin in Corporate

#NoTeConozcoPero, solidarity initiative

We want to share with you this beautiful initiative in which our team has been collaborating for the last month and we would like to encourage you to collaborate. NoTeConozcoPero is a solidarity initiative that are sending anonymous letters to patients who are currently isolated in the hospital and elderly people in residence that are
Read more +19 March 2020 By admin in Corporate

We stop this virus together

Our General Manager, Ricardo Cacheda has made the following statement in the face of the coronavirus crisis. In light of the global health emergency that we are going through, I want to express my sincerest support, both professionally and personally.  Honeygreen team is convinced that the situation will improve and that society will be strengthened. I would like to express solidarity to the people
Read more +18 March 2020 By admin in Corporate

Coronavirus can teach us about the values of our companies

The spread of #COVID_19 also in Spain has forced the Spanish Government to decree the State of Alarm, adopting a series of very forceful measures to try to reduce or slow down the spread of this powerful virus. Our country has a robust public and private healthcare system and is adopting a series of urgent
Read more +08 March 2020 By admin in Corporate

International Women’s Day

Today, we have prepared a special video to celebrate the International Women’s Day. In the video we present the great team of women who are part of HONEYGREEN +.  They are great professionals and colleagues who make possible to lead the way towards new ingredients and natural derivatives. One of our pillars is the excellence

heather honeyRead more +16 August 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Heather Honey: benefits and applications as a natural ingredient in retail market, pharma and food supplements

Heather Honey is recognised as a particularly unique kind among honey varieties. Packed with nutritional benefits, some key Heather Honey benefits have led industry experts to compare it to manuka honey. What is Heather Honey and why are key industry players incorporating it into their pharma, food supplement and retail catalogs? Keep reading to find out
Read more +12 August 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Forest Honey: honeydew from the leaves of the trees

Forest Honey stands out among the very unique honey varieties for the particular health benefits it entails.  Very appreciated in certain locations such as Northern countries and Arab regions. Learn about the particular production process of Forest Honey and its healthy attributes through this brief guide.   What is Forest Honey? The production process of
manuka honeyRead more +05 August 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Manuka honey: a complete guide

Manuka honey has been hailed as one of nature’s most treasured secrets in recent times. Labeled as a superfood for its many medicinal and cosmetic properties, it’s health benefits have been thoroughly investigated and proven by scientific research. However, many questions still arise when considering this relatively new ingredient in the global pharma and food
Green propolisRead more +14 July 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Organic Green propolis: an ingredient with benefits for pharma products and food supplements

Organic Green propolis has quickly become a hot trend among the pharma and food supplement producers. But this is not a passing fad: it’s deeply rooted in the extraordinary Brazilian green propolis health benefits. What is green propolis and what are the green propolis benefits that make it such an appealing ingredient both for brands
chestnut honeyRead more +12 July 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Chestnut Honey: Why should the retail and food supplements industry consider it?

The particular taste, aroma and look of Chestnut Honey has turned it into a well-appreciated honey variety around the world.  As the preferences for natural ingredients and remedies continue to grow among consumers, the pharma and food supplement industries are increasingly aware of the specific it benefits and harnessing its potential for product development.  What
lavender honeyRead more +06 June 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Lavender Honey: Benefits and uses in Pharma, Food Supplements and as sweet and spreads

Building up from the well-known benefits and popular approval of lavender, Lavender Honey stands out as one of the most beloved honey varieties around the world.  Learn more about lavender honey benefits and how it’s being incorporated by the pharma, cosmetics and food supplement industries as part of the evergrowing honey market.   Lavender Honey 
Read more +03 June 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Nutraceutical: ingredients for the pharma industry

The concept of nutraceutical is one gaining traction across many sectors, from the pharma industry to the increasing interest of consumers.  But what are nutraceuticals exactly and what types of nutraceutical ingredients are being well received and successfully incorporated into brands’ catalogs? We take a look at the growing nutraceutical market. What are nutraceuticals? The
linden honeyRead more +02 June 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Linden Honey: Benefits, uses in Pharma, Food Supplements, Sweet & Spreads and Nutritional value

Linden Honey represents a unique honey variety valued for its nutritional advantages, distinct taste and aroma.  Derived from nectar produced by the linden tree, the unpredictability of this tree’s crops makes linden raw honey an even more valuable and exclusive bee product. Incorporated into the pharma and food supplement industries, it can make products stand
Rosemary HoneyRead more +24 March 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Rosemary Honey: Origin, benefits, uses in pharma and food supplements and nutritional value

Rosemary Honey is a unique, fragrant variety of honey originating from Mediterranean countries. Associated with traditional Mediterranean diet and with this all-purpose aromatic herb, Rosemary Honey benefits have encouraged a growing interest in this particular variety. Discover this monofloral Honey as sweet & spreads, and how is it being incorporated into pharma products and other
Eucalyptus honeyRead more +25 February 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Eucalyptus Honey: Benefits, nutritional value and its use as ingredient in pharma and food supplements

Eucalyptus Honey is one of the most distinct honey varieties due to its unique color, aroma and taste. Particularly beneficial for the respiratory system, its other many advantages have positioned it as the favorite honey type for many. What exactly is Eucalyptus Honey, what are its main benefits and how is it being incorporated into
Read more +18 February 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Medicated confectionery: why you should consider Manuka Honey

Manuka honey is native to New Zealand and produced by bees pollinating the Manuka bush (Leptospermum scoparium). This specific origin is what gives Manuka honey its particular benefits and what has made it a popular ingredient for medicated confectionery options in recent years. What are the main medicinal properties of Manuka honey and how are
How is royal jelly made. How to guarantee its qualityRead more +31 January 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

How is royal jelly made? How to guarantee its quality?

Royal jelly remains one of the most popular honey-related ingredients in the market. Considering its benefits as well as the growing market demand for natural food ingredients and supplements, it is not surprising that royal jelly is a star ingredient in food supplements. However, and while royal jelly has been appreciated for thousands of years,
food supplements in EuropeRead more +31 January 2022 By Elena in Ingredients

Food supplements in Europe: Which ingredients can be used?

Consumers are increasingly informed and conscious about their dietary choices, and companies in the industry have been quick to respond by progressively incorporating food supplements into their portfolio. In such a context, food supplement regulation has become a crucial element to know and apply both for food supplements manufacturers in Europe and companies incorporating these ingredients.
Bee productsRead more +27 December 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Bee products and their use as ingredients in pharma and food supplements

Beyond producing honey and beehive products as royal jelly, bee pollen and propolis, bees are crucial to maintaining healthy ecosystems and securing food supplies. In traditional medicine, people have long used natural bee products due to their biological actions and enhanced health attributes. Bee products for the pharma and food supplement industries During recent years,
Read more +16 December 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Propolis extract: health benefits in pharma and food supplement products

Propolis extract has become a key natural ingredient for pharmaceutical and food supplement products. The main reason is that it contains many bioactive compounds that are very beneficial for health. Propolis has regained attention recently as consumers have an interest in a healthier lifestyle. Also, in products that strengthen their immune system.  Let’s think about
Premium Manuka HoneyRead more +16 November 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Premium Manuka Honey: the benefits of an outstanding quality honey

In this article, we would like to share more about Premium Manuka Honey and the parameter MGO, used to measure the quality of honey.  In general, Manuka Honey is a type of premium honey because of its properties and controls over the production in the land of origin, New Zealand.     Measuring MGO in premium
bee pollen use in pharma and food supplementsRead more +25 October 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Bee pollen use and therapeutic applications

Bee pollen use starts with its production in the legs of the bees. One would think that bee pollen is just pollen sitting on a plant. But what makes it special is plant pollen only becomes bee pollen after it comes in contact with the bee. These insects collect the pollen from the center of
Royal Jelly uses in pharma projects_blogRead more +22 October 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Royal Jelly uses in pharma projects

Before getting into royal jelly uses, we should know that queen bees live 40 times longer than worker bees. Is this due to its royal jelly-based diet? Well, while worker bees and queens are genetically identical, it is their diet which determines which one lives longer, grows larger and has the possibility to reproduce. If
Read more +03 September 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Why incorporate royal jelly as a star ingredient in food supplements formulas? What are royal jelly’s main benefits?

Royal jelly is a beehive product that is very much valued for its high minerals content, vitamins, and multiple healthy benefits. It is a natural source of vitamins B, riboflavin, biotin, pyridoxine, inositol, thiamine, niacin, pantothenic acid, and folic acid. The growing tendency that has been observed for years now is the consumption of natural
Manuka flower with honeyRead more +08 July 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

The purchase of Manuka honey: taking a business decision

The ingredients that stimulate immunity are playing a major part when developing new products, and one of them is Manuka Honey.  This is why we would like to share with you some context to help you in the task of purchasing this natural ingredient. Commonly known as the champagne of honeys, it is a honey
Polen de abejaRead more +14 April 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Why is bee pollen a superfood? What are the different botanical origins of the bee pollen?

The bee pollen is a natural product that has gained popularity as a superfood thanks to its multiple health benefits. Despite its recent popularity, some medical records show that it has been consumed since 2735 BC. The success of superfood can be explained by the consumers’ search for a better care of their immune health
Read more +09 February 2021 By Elena in Ingredients

Beehive’s products: natural ingredients that create an emotional connection of well-being with the consumer

Immune health has become in 2020 one of the main priorities for the consumers, as we can observe from the latest study of FMCG Gurus consulting firm. If we add to this the fact that “56% of the global consumers state they have paid more attention to the natural ingredients claims in 2020”, we are
Read more +02 November 2020 By admin in Ingredients

How can natural propolis reinforce your brand with immune health?

Immune health is currently one of the consumers’ main concern, and the arrival of winter’s cold weathers usually makes them care even more about their health. As a matter of fact, Innova Market Insights state that the ingredients known to boost immunity will have an important role to play in 2021. One of the ingredients

vitamin industryRead more +31 March 2022 By Elena in Market Trends

The vitamin industry is anticipated to grow from $129.60 billion in 2021 to $196.56 billion in 2028

The global supplement and vitamin industry market size is expected to experience an imposing growth in the coming years.  While several studies have been monitoring and documenting this extension in the last years, a new research by Fortune Business Insights forecasts an spectacular growth: from USD 129.60 billion in 2021 to USD 196.56 billion in
blog-post-Food-supplement-ingredientsRead more +23 November 2021 By Elena in Market Trends

Food supplement ingredients: using natural ingredients to win over consumer trends

Food supplement ingredients are key to the success of a product in this growing category. Natural ingredients such as beehive products are being used to fulfill the demands of the consumer, and represent a great opportunity for new formulas entering the market. Food supplements market: growth and trends As confirmed by a recently published Forbes’
Nutraceuticals-market-after-covid19-client-needsRead more +13 September 2021 By Elena in Market Trends

Nutraceuticals market after COVID19: fulfilling the demands of consumers today

A clear opportunity for the Nutraceuticals market appeared as the internet has democratised the ability to investigate and be informed about personal health issues and remedies.  Also, while health and wellbeing are currently on the front of mind for the general public, accentuated by the recent global COVID-19 pandemic, nature is gaining ground on people’s
Read more +15 July 2021 By Elena in Market Trends

Innovation in Food supplements, vitamins and minerals: immunity, mental health, organic and natural products.

We have been observing for over a year how health, wellbeing, and protection have become the main axis for the brands and the consumers and how this influences on the innovation of the food supplement industry. The consumers’ priority is taking care of their wellbeing, and this has stimulated the growth of the vitamins, minerals
Read more +01 April 2021 By Elena in Market Trends

Consumer trends 2021: what will set the consumers’ behaviour and purchase decision

2021 is presenting new challenges to the market in order to answer the new needs of the consumers. In the following article, we will review how some changes triggered off by the pandemic have accelerated some of the trends foreseen for the next 5 years. Here is our analysis of the seven key aspects that
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